Only Jesus

Some time prior to 1985 my mom and dad went to some training event – I have no idea where but it was with the church,  and called Evangelism Explosion.  When dad got home he learned one thing that I remember: “What would you say if you died to day and had to stand in front of

Don’t lie to yourself.

Don’t Lie to yourself. EVERY self-defense seminar I teach revolves around this concept: “don’t lie to yourself.”We discuss it in the seminar, we talk about allowing false narratives to alter our perception of the world. We believe that we cannot be targeted and become a victim of crime, that crime doesn’t happen in our neighborhood,

Open hands

Open your hands. Then Jesus said to them, “Suppose you have a friend, and you go to him at midnight and say, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves of bread; 6 a friend of mine on a journey has come to me, and I have no food to offer him.’ 7 And suppose the one inside